More about the presentation & CRIS
Hillary is originally from Alpharetta, Georgia, she is a graduate of Kennesaw State University where she received her BS in Psychology and is currently pursuing a MA in Educational Psychology at the University of Alabama . During her time as a Kennesaw State Collegiate Recovery Community member, she served as a Peer Educator helping educate students about addiction, recovery, and other alcohol and drug related issues. She was also a recipient of the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery Distinguished Alumni Award following a successful thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in which she raised over $5,000 for her alma mater. She believes Collegiate Recovery is essential not only to recovering students’ educational success, but also serves as a fundamental piece of a student’s experience of the recovery process.
The University of Alabama’s Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services (CRIS) provides a comprehensive continuum of care for students with substance use concerns. Services range from prevention, awareness, and exploration of consequences for high risk behaviors to a supportive, safe, and engaging environment that supports students seeking or contemplating recovery.